This weekend, I went to the Bodega Wine Bar in Pasadena. Located in the yuppie shopping mecca Paseo Colorado, it is a comfortable, well-designed and surprisingly unpretentious place to grab a drink and a snack before a movie or after a grueling day of dropping lots of cash at Coach or Macy’s. And it has an open design, so you can sit inside and people-watch while you get your drink on.
Best of all is their happy hour pricing – discounts on glasses of wine and inexpensive appetizer and pizza specials. Two glasses of wine each for two people plus three appetizers (including yummy toasted pita bread with hummus) was under $30 before tip. And happy “hour” is from opening time until 7, every day – not just Monday through Friday.
I suggest a blogging.la field trip to Bodega! First order of pita bread’s on me.